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Public Works — Seasonal Laborer (Summer Only)
The Village of Westchester, IL (population 16,718) is seeking an energetic individual to join the public works team as a Seasonal (Summer Only) Laborer. The Seasonal Laborer is a position within the Public Works Department . The primary responsibilities of this position are the maintenance of Village right-of-way property, operation of light duty Village equipment, and maintenance of underground infrastructure. The position has specific responsibilities various duties including manual tasks as directed by the supervisor and may include work such as tree maintenance, brush cleanup, sign maintenance, painting, and property maintenance.
The position receives supervision from the Director of Public Works or his designee. The applicant should have working knowledge of Public Works infrastructure maintenance. Work activity includes frequent lifting of heavy objects of at least 50 pounds and the ability to drive and operate light duty equipment. The position is primarily an outdoor position that requires working in all types of weather situations. Much of the work related to the position of is performed outside in the public right-of-way.
The position may require the employee to work overtime hours, at the sole discretion of the Director. The job involves the ability to competently perform multiple duties and tasks. Employees in these positions must be willing to work with residents, elected officials, and various contractors. As such, they must at times explain what they are doing and must have positive interpersonal skills.
The starting wage for this hourly position is $15.00/hr. A valid Illinois Drivers License is required. Position is for the summer months of Memorial Day through Labor Day only. Interested candidates should send a completed application form (available on-line) to:
Village of Westchester
Attn: Scott Russell
10300 W Roosevelt Road
Westchester, IL 60154
Applications may be submitted electronically to
The Village of Westchester is an equal opportunity employer.

Under general supervision, directly assist and support the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee by supervising and performing activities related to operations, maintenance and control of the Broadview-Westchester Joint Water Agency’s (the “Agency”) water pumping, distribution, treatment, and hydroelectric facilities. Participate in, and help oversee, sample collection and basic laboratory testing, meter reading, water service connections, backflow compliance, and other customer service work. Assist and support the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee as directed. Perform all duties set forth in Section 4(f) (Employment and Personnel) of the Intergovernmental Agreement For The Establishment Of The Broadview-Westchester Joint Water Agency And For Water Sale And Purchase Contract. The principal business offices and primary pump station for the Agency is located at 2222 South 10th Avenue, Broadview, Illinois 60155. The Agency provides water from the City of Chicago to the Village of Broadview, Village of Westchester, Hines VA Hospital, Loyola Medical Center and John J Madden Mental Health Center. Water is transmitted to the Agency via a 24” Diameter PCCP Transmission Main. The Agency pumps an average of 4.2 MGD per day.
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